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The Digested Read podcast
A podcast version of John Crace's wickedly satirical Guardian column, lampooning the literary style of leading authors by summarising their books in five minutes
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4.0 stars from 21 ratings
Typical smug Guardian tripe
Was it meant to be funny? Maybe if you think laugh at speech impediments... Absolutely destroyed Chandler in the pod I heard and his delivery is very very poor. If he can't be bothered neither can I! Sometimes I hate the smug supercilious style of The Guardian. Give it a swerve. Thumb fatale!?!Read full review »
Linesy77 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/05/14
Stumbled onto this, and downloaded the comments on books I had read. They were so funny, so eccentric, and in their way insightful, I downloaded them all, and quickly listened to them. The discussions by critics were fair and thoughtful, and, typically, kinder than the digested summary of the...Read full review »
philkane34 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/18/14
Wickedly satirical?
Wickedly satirical? No! Pompous , smug , cheap and lazy? Yes! What a fanny!
Old jack frost via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/15/13
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